Just as a nation needs its national anthem, so every movement or even an idea needs its music.
How it sounds
Like punk with all its expressions, from Hardcore Punk, Electropunk, Indie Rock to Power Pop, No Wave, Noise, Experimental, Industrial.
But with the common reference to gay communities, either in a superficial way or more intensely as a political manifesto.
Why listen to it
It is genuinely clear and at the same time musically dirty and cynically honest. Wild and genuine Punk.
It is clearly intended for LGBT communities ignoring all the rest of reality.
Where we meet it
Canada (Toronto), USA (Portland / San Francisco), and United Kingdom (London)
When did it start
In the mid-’80s
Who are the pioneers
Gary Floyd of Dicks and Randy Turner of Big Boys, who openly declared their homosexuality.
But mostly many zines of the LGBT movement also supported this music scene.
You have to listen
Los Crudos, Fifth Column, Pansy Division, Kids Like Us, She Devils, Color Me Wednesday.
Days of glory
Although in a certain circle, it is a very organized movement, it has done a lot of festivals and it is constantly growing.
It is usually not limited to music, but also to other expressions of art.
He generally wants to stay in that frame but growing up. Thus, as the movement grows, so does the species.
Although there are many notable bands, they use music as a means to grow a movement.
Many meteor bands do a couple of good jobs and then their fate is ignored.
The obsession with movement often limits the musical potential of artists.
What is it confused with
With Anarcho-punk, Experimental, and generally with all types of Punk
How do you describe it to an irrelevant
Some guys you devalue because they are gay, but they play great, genuine pure Punk!